The Living Skies Student Film Festival is an international short film festival based in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, showcasing student work from all over the world. The three-day event will take place in Spring 2020, and is an opportunity for the community to experience the emerging talent of local filmmakers, as well as to celebrate the work being done by film students across the country and globe. This event features programmed screenings, workshops, and lectures presented by leading artists and industry professionals. It is a cultural event, artistic outlet, and learning opportunity that culminates with an Awards Celebration at the University of Regina Campus.

We have awards for Best Fiction Film, Best Experimental Film, Best Animation Film, Best Documentary Film, Best Performance, Best Graduate Film, Best of the Fest, and the Saskatchewan Filmpool Cooperative Best of Saskatchewan.


- We will be accepting submissions from November 1st to December 1st 2019.


- Films must be completed after January 1st, 2019.
- Films must be completed while filmmaker was enrolled in high school or post-secondary institution (undergraduate or graduate: masters or doctorate).
- Only one film allowed per submitter, and must be submitted by the filmmaker (no distributors).
- Films must be a maximum of 15 minutes.
- Films submitted under ONE of the following categories: Documentary, Fiction, Experimental, Animation, or Graduate.
- Films that are NOT in English must have English subtitles.
- You will be asked to provide proof of student enrollment.

Living Skies Student Film Festival c/o Department of Film
University of Regina
Room ED 243
3737 Wascana Parkway, Regina, SK
S4S 0A2

Overall Rating
  • Living Skies is a phenomenal festival showcasing quality local and international films and people. The festival is run by kindhearted, generous people who really think through how to make the best experience possible and it shows they have a passion for the craft.
    I felt so warmly welcomed as a filmmaker and everyone had a great time at the Gala event. Highly recommended!

    March 2019
  • Excelent and serious festival. !!!

    March 2017
  • Dianne Ouellette

    Great Festival! Very welcoming! Great program!

    March 2017
  • Christian Cornejo

    Great Festival, everytime in communications with us

    March 2017